PLT: MN Early Childhood Supplement

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Description: This activity guide geared toward the young learner is designed to compliment the PLT: PreK-8 Environmental Education Activity Guide. Lessons are based on educational practices appropriate for children ages 3-6. All 11 lessons are broken into activity sections with enhancements including: music and movement, art, literature, a snack, cognitive skills, a main group activity, and reflection questions. Activities adapted from or inspired by the following PLT activities: The Shape of Things; Get in Touch with Trees; To Be a Tree; Adopt a Tree; Tree Life Cycle; Trees as Habitats; Every Tree for Itself; Are Vacant Lots Vacant; How Big is Your Tree; Signs of Fall; and Sounds Around.
Author/Producer: MN Project Learning Tree
Topic Areas Covered: Tree Parts, Tree Products, Cycles, Tree Needs, Habitats
Resource Type: Curriculum
For Grade Levels: Early Childhood
Publication Date: 2003
Length: 62 pages
Cost: This book is made available only by attending a PLT instructional workshop.
Is It Available For Loan? No
Is Training Necessary? Yes
Language: English
Educational or Informational: Educational
Recommended Enhancements:
PLT: Focus on Forests Module
PLT: Forest Ecology Module
PLT: Forests of the World Module
PLT: Municipal Solid Waste Module
PLT: Environmental Experiences for Early Childhood
PLT: Lorax Activity Pack
PLT: PreK-8 Environmental Education Activity Guide
Geographic Location: U.S.
Notes: Minnesota Contact: Amy Kay Kerber, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Division of Forestry, 500 Lafayette Rd., St. Paul, MN 55155
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Author/Producer Contact: Project Learning Tree
Address: 111 19th St. N.W., #780
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: (202) 463-2462

Our Message & Evaluation Criteria

  • Everything is made from natural resources and natural resources must come from somewhere.
  • The gathering and processing of all natural resources have environmental impacts.
  • Responsible production and use of wood - a renewable resource - is environmentally sound.

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